Welcome!

News Feed Item

TaxACT Empowers Consumers to Confidently File Their Taxes "Easy, Fast and Free"

Taxpayers Can Prepare, Print and E-File Simple and Complex Federal Returns Now With TaxACT

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/06/14 -- TaxACT®, the critically-acclaimed leader of affordable tax solutions, announced that final versions of its online and download programs and e-file are now available. The federal programs, first released in October, include up-to-date IRS forms and enhancements.

"Whatever your life status or tax situation, TaxACT gives you the confidence to file your own federal taxes quickly, easily and for free," says JoAnn Kintzel, president of TaxACT. "The straightforward, step-by-step interview and tools guide you to your guaranteed maximum federal tax refund the fastest way possible."

Free Federal Edition

TaxACT Free Federal Edition is a full-featured product with all e-fileable forms to support simple and complicated tax situations, including income and losses from self-employment, investments, businesses, capital assets, rental property and farming.

Time-saving features include PDF import of last year's return if prepared by one of two leading providers, and quick entry tools for investments and forms W-2 and 1099.

Free Edition users have access to two Life Events plus HealthWatch, a detailed analysis of the potential impact of the Affordable Care Act on your taxes and health insurance. Personalized help is available anytime in the Answer Center, on TaxACT's website and via email. Returns are backed by maximum refund, accuracy and satisfaction guarantees.

Deluxe and State Editions

For less than $13, Deluxe offers additional time and money-saving tools, including imports for last year's TaxACT return, W-2s, Schedule K-1s, investments, and tax documents and images. Among the other value-added Deluxe features are Donation Assistant® with more than 1,300 audit-backed values, unlimited access to all Life Events, TaxTutor Guidance and tips, and a married filing joint vs. separate analysis.

TaxACT has also begun releasing State Editions. Taxpayers can prepare, print and e-file a state return for as little as $14.99, less than half the cost of other brands.

Product prices for TaxACT Online Deluxe and State are guaranteed and payment isn't required until users print, e-file, view completed tax forms or call for help. Download software comes with a 30-day, no questions asked, money-back guarantee.

Fast e-file and refunds

Returns e-filed through TaxACT will be automatically submitted for processing as soon as the IRS begins accepting them. According to IRS-issued refund guidelines, taxpayers who e-file by the processing start date of January 31, 2014, could have their refund direct deposited in early February.

Accessible across devices

Online users can prepare, print and e-file from a computer or tablet browser, as well as the updated version of TaxACT's free tablet app that will be available in Android and Apple stores in the coming days. No matter which device the TaxACT Online return was created on, it can be accessed using the same username and password on a browser or through the tablet app.

In addition to the award-winning tablet app, TaxACT will be releasing several new mobile apps soon.

TaxACT's "You Got This" campaign

TaxACT recently launched its media campaign and sweepstakes entitled "You Got This." The slogan reminds consumers of their ability to achieve what they may perceive as difficult or even unattainable, including filing tax returns "easy, fast, and free" with TaxACT.

About TaxACT

TaxACT is the critically-acclaimed leader of affordable digital and download tax preparation solutions for consumers, business owners and tax professionals. In the 2005 tax season, TaxACT became the first to offer free federal tax software and e-file to all U.S. taxpayers. Since 2000, TaxACT has assisted with more than 45 million e-filed federal returns. TaxACT is a business of Blucora, Inc. (NASDAQ: BCOR). Learn more about TaxACT at www.taxact.com and www.taxact.com/press.

Add to Digg Bookmark with del.icio.us Add to Newsvine

Contact

Jessi Dolmage
TaxACT Public Relations
Email Contact
(319) 373-3600

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

Latest Stories
SYS-CON Events announced today that MIRAI Inc. will exhibit at the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Pavilion at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. MIRAI Inc. are IT consultants from the public sector whose mission is to solve social issues by technology and innovation and to create a meaningful future for people.
Transforming cloud-based data into a reportable format can be a very expensive, time-intensive and complex operation. As a SaaS platform with more than 30 million global users, Cornerstone OnDemand’s challenge was to create a scalable solution that would improve the time it took customers to access their user data. Our Real-Time Data Warehouse (RTDW) process vastly reduced data time-to-availability from 24 hours to just 10 minutes. In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Mark Goldin, Chief Technolo...
SYS-CON Events announced today that IBM has been named “Diamond Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 21st Cloud Expo, which will take place on October 31 through November 2nd 2017 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California.
SYS-CON Events announced today that TidalScale will exhibit at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. TidalScale is the leading provider of Software-Defined Servers that bring flexibility to modern data centers by right-sizing servers on the fly to fit any data set or workload. TidalScale’s award-winning inverse hypervisor technology combines multiple commodity servers (including their ass...
In the fast-paced advances and popularity in cloud technology, one of the most critical factors revolves around concerns for security of your critical data. How to assure both your company and your customers they can confidently trust and utilize your cloud environment is most often top on the list. There is a method to evaluating and providing security that exceeds conventional modes of protecting data both within the cloud as well externally on mobile and other devices. With the public failure...
Join IBM November 1 at 21st Cloud Expo at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, and learn how IBM Watson can bring cognitive services and AI to intelligent, unmanned systems. Cognitive analysis impacts today’s systems with unparalleled ability that were previously available only to manned, back-end operations. Thanks to cloud processing, IBM Watson can bring cognitive services and AI to intelligent, unmanned systems. Imagine a robot vacuum that becomes your personal assistant tha...
Widespread fragmentation is stalling the growth of the IIoT and making it difficult for partners to work together. The number of software platforms, apps, hardware and connectivity standards is creating paralysis among businesses that are afraid of being locked into a solution. EdgeX Foundry is unifying the community around a common IoT edge framework and an ecosystem of interoperable components.
In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Raju Shreewastava, founder of Big Data Trunk, will provide a fun and simple way to introduce Machine Leaning to anyone and everyone. Together we will solve a machine learning problem and find an easy way to be able to do machine learning without even coding. Raju Shreewastava is the founder of Big Data Trunk (www.BigDataTrunk.com), a Big Data Training and consulting firm with offices in the United States. He previously led the data warehouse/business intellige...
Gemini is Yahoo’s native and search advertising platform. To ensure the quality of a complex distributed system that spans multiple products and components and across various desktop websites and mobile app and web experiences – both Yahoo owned and operated and third-party syndication (supply), with complex interaction with more than a billion users and numerous advertisers globally (demand) – it becomes imperative to automate a set of end-to-end tests 24x7 to detect bugs and regression. In th...
The session is centered around the tracing of systems on cloud using technologies like ebpf. The goal is to talk about what this technology is all about and what purpose it serves. In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Shashank Jain, Development Architect at SAP, will touch upon concepts of observability in the cloud and also some of the challenges we have. Generally most cloud-based monitoring tools capture details at a very granular level. To troubleshoot problems this might not be good enough.
As popularity of the smart home is growing and continues to go mainstream, technological factors play a greater role. The IoT protocol houses the interoperability battery consumption, security, and configuration of a smart home device, and it can be difficult for companies to choose the right kind for their product. For both DIY and professionally installed smart homes, developers need to consider each of these elements for their product to be successful in the market and current smart homes.
Infoblox delivers Actionable Network Intelligence to enterprise, government, and service provider customers around the world. They are the industry leader in DNS, DHCP, and IP address management, the category known as DDI. We empower thousands of organizations to control and secure their networks from the core-enabling them to increase efficiency and visibility, improve customer service, and meet compliance requirements.
In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Michael Burley, a Senior Business Development Executive in IT Services at NetApp, will describe how NetApp designed a three-year program of work to migrate 25PB of a major telco's enterprise data to a new STaaS platform, and then secured a long-term contract to manage and operate the platform. This significant program blended the best of NetApp’s solutions and services capabilities to enable this telco’s successful adoption of private cloud storage and launchi...
DevOps is often described as a combination of technology and culture. Without both, DevOps isn't complete. However, applying the culture to outdated technology is a recipe for disaster; as response times grow and connections between teams are delayed by technology, the culture will die. A Nutanix Enterprise Cloud has many benefits that provide the needed base for a true DevOps paradigm. In their Day 3 Keynote at 20th Cloud Expo, Chris Brown, a Solutions Marketing Manager at Nutanix, and Mark Lav...
With major technology companies and startups seriously embracing Cloud strategies, now is the perfect time to attend 21st Cloud Expo October 31 - November 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center, CA, and June 12-14, 2018, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, and learn what is going on, contribute to the discussions, and ensure that your enterprise is on the right path to Digital Transformation.